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Special Series: The story of IPKF in Sri Lanka

It is exactly 26 years since the Indian Peacekeeping Force launched Operation Pawan in 1987 to take control of Jaffna from the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam and disarm the Tigers as part of the......

Congo smuggling case: General to probe IPKF's role

Setting aside the report of an internal inquiry by the army into alleged involvement of Indian peacekeepers in smuggling gold in Congo, the defence ministry has directed a serving general to join......

Sri Lankan memorial for IPKF

Sri Lankan Military on Tuesday sought formal approval of the Colombo Municipal Council to begin work on a monument to commemorate the Indian soldiers who died fighting the Tamil rebels."I have......

9 interesting facts about India's new Army Chief

Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag, whose appointment as army chief had kicked up a row, on Thursday took over as the next head of the 1.3 million strong force succeeding Gen Bikram Singh who is retiring.......

A bloodied childhood in war-torn Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Tamil poet and journalist Theepachelvan Pratheepan shares the experiences of his petrified childhood days spent in the war-torn island nation with Rediff.com’s Shobha Warrier. He......

'Madras Cafe is going to rub salt into wounds'

The Naam Tamilar (I am Tamil) party has opposed the screening of the John Abraham starrer, Madras Cafe, which releases on Friday, August 23. Naam Tamilar leader Seeman -- interestingly, a former......

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History Sheeter
Q. India once sent Mirage 2000 over Maldives when its govt. was threatened by mercenaries. India once landed its army IPKF in Sri Lanka and occupied it for a long time. Now, India could not do a thing when Nasheed govt. in Maldives was thrown out illegally and GMR group was thrown out of its Airport project in Male. Worst human rights violations have happened in Sri Lanka than when it sent IPKF. But India is quiet. Whats wrong with us?
History Sheeter:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/india-once-sent-mirage-2000-over-maldives-when-its-govt.-was/26741311/answers/

Stalin
Q. What was the code name of the operation by IPKF to take control of Jaffna from the LTTE in 1987 ?A. Operation Cyclone B. Operation MeghdootC. Operation Cactus D. Operation Pawan
Stalin:  A. nothing more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-was-the-code-name-of-the-operation-by-ipkf-to-take-cont/26429543/answers/26741316

Tough Nut
Q. Sometimes even the slightest unintentional judgemental error can land one into a big controversy. Did you ever experience this?
Tough Nut:  A. d - operation pawan more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/sometimes-even-the-slightest-unintentional-judgemental-error/22365916/answers/26429556

Tough Nut
Q. Will the UPA working overtime to set up a parallel Civil Society Activists to dilute the pressure of AHT and try to include matters in it's mind to bring out a ceremonial Lokpal bill to defeat the basic purpose of Lokpal enactment ?
Tough Nut:  A. Sometimes, I feel that the 5 hour meeting with Ramdev at Delhi airport was in that direction. I think, Congress wanted Ramdev issue to be blown...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/will-the-upa-working-overtime-to-set-up-a-parallel-civil-soc/22365916/answers/20048973

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Sujatha Singh is the fourth instance of a foreign secretary of India to have either been asked to quit or sacked. Singh was removed six months... ...

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Govt rewards N-deal maker S Jaishankar with foreign secretary post

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On the 4th-gen dynasty's 40-year misrule

Motilal Nehru first became Congress Party President in 1919 thereby kicking off the famous Nehru-Gandhi dynasty. His son Jawaharlal Nehru was a... ...

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From cold start to limited war, many unanswered questions

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Symbolising unity in diversity

As the Commanding Officer of Indian Naval Ship ‘Dunagiri’, I inspected the Guard of Honour on January 26, 1989 during the Republic Day... ...

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